Yin Yoga & the Art of Aging

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I’m sitting in my grandmother’s apartment at the Presbyterian retirement community. Sweat is runs down my face and pools in my armpits. The thermostat reads a brutal 89 degrees and my grandmother is wearing a wool cardigan. There’s no turning it down or else she might pull out the fur coat and gloves. It wouldn’t […]

Graceful Aging: The Link Between Exercise and Aging

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“Keep up and you will be kept up!” Is there a relationship between how much I exercise and how well I age? The quick and easy answer is YES! But, let’s first start with two simple concepts, aging and detraining. People often confuse the two and this is unfortunate because it makes the aging process […]

Talking About Being Old Is Important Indicator of Body Dissatisfaction

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Similar to talking about being fat, talking about being old is an important an indicator of body dissatisfaction, shows research in BioMed Central’s open access journal Journal of Eating Disorders. Body dissatisfaction is known to be correlated with, and predictive of, physical and mental health problems including binge eating, emotional eating, stress, low self-esteem, depression, […]

To The Men In Our Lives: Health For Every Age

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Maintaining a strong, healthy body throughout life may seem like the battle of the ages. That’s why we’ve broken down our health tips by age to help you look and feel your best at every stage of life. Because, after all, staying in fighting shape is one of your best defenses against cancer and other […]

7 Anti-Aging Tips To Keep Your Brain Young

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1. Move It Quick – what’s the No. 1 thing you can do for your brain’s health? Differential calculus, you say? Chess? Chaos theory? Nope, the best brain sharpener may be … sneakers? Yup. Once they’re on your feet, you can pump up your heart rate. “The best advice I can give to keep your […]